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Oxalis  squamata Zucc.   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  squamata Zucc. 
SynonymsOxalis geminata Hook. & Arn.
 Oxalis hirthii Phil.
 Oxalis polyantha Walp.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile Central
steppes
Altitude1000-3200m
Description taproot, black woody caudex, leaves trifoliolate, leaflets obcordate, 3-12mm, glaucous, flowers 5-21, to 12mm long, in umbel
Size5-15cm
Colordark pink, lilac
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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